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George Washington's Farewell Speech

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Miranda Whitney Ms. Denise English 10 16 November 2016 George Washington, also known as America’s father, was the first president of the United States. The new country was in the midst of the American Revolution. Although he didn’t want to be president, Washington served two terms because he couldn’t leave America to perish in her beginning stages. Washington’s farewell address holds much information about his intentions. George Washington was born February 22, 1732. When he was only 20 years old, Washington trained part of the militia. Washington began to gain fame when he participated in the French and Indian war. In 1753 He warned Gov. Robert Dinwiddie about foreign advancements. Washington married Martha Dandridge Custis in 1759. He became
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